Formula 1: ace up your sleeve! Vettel team announces radical step
On Sunday (March 20) rises in the formula 1 the first race of the new season. The teams presented their new cars at the tests in Barcelona and Bahrain.
Even before the season has started, Sebastian Vettel’s team is working on new solutions. Aston Martin is already announcing that it will formula 1-Vettel’s car could soon look completely different again.
Formula 1: Aston Martin prepares for fundamental change
This year the teams had to build the cars according to a completely new concept and rules. The result was completely different cars – the teams used different approaches, especially when it came to the sidepods.
Several teams had already announced that the cars could change significantly over the course of the season. That could be the case early on with Sebastian Vettel and Aston Martin.
If the current idea doesn’t work, Aston Martin already has a new concept up its sleeve. “The car you see now is very different than the car we have in the wind tunnel. And I’m sure everyone in the pit lane feels the same way,” said Tom McCullough, Aston Martin’s performance director.
Formula 1: New version of the AMR22 is already available
In the background, Aston Martin is already working on a new version of the AMR22. McCullough announced that several updates will be made to the car over the course of the season. When it came to the design, they didn’t settle on a philosophy – primarily to be able to react quickly.
Mercedes showed how quickly something like this can happen. In the two weeks from the tests in Barcelona to the tests in Bahrain, the sidepods were fundamentally changed and a new concept was presented.
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It is difficult to predict which team will come out on top. The first lasting insight will only come on Saturday (March 19) when the teams drop their pants for the first time in qualifying. After that, it will be decisive who develops his car best. (fs)